Outside, looking in: My chance encounter with Colin Powell

Photo: The Jacksons Photography, Columbus, OH

As a kid, I always felt like an outsider looking inside a world that wasn’t my own. My friends’ families ate grilled cheese sandwiches and meatloaf. My family, well, we ate strange dishes like curry goat, ackee and saltfish, and oxtail with rice and peas. My neighbors took vacations to Hilton Head, South Carolina, and, for us, we visited an overly-loved and worn multi-family duplex in the…

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Sophia Fifner

Sophia Fifner

I live for the intersection of philanthropy, public relations & politics. As advocate for women & girls, I’m a #metoo survivor & #feministbeautyqueen